The German agriculture, energy, and construction conglomerate partnered with Austrian agricultural cooperative RWA Group on the Agro Innovation Lab startup accelerator program earlier this year.
FoodBytes and GROW announce competition winners while Nestle and PepsiCo get involved in accelerator programs, and a cannabis accelerator opens for applications.
Pat Rogers, a fifth-generation peanut and cotton producer, is the creator and visionary behind AgFuse, a social network for farmers.
Blue Apron filed for an IPO, and an internal dispute at Hampton Creek are just two stories in this week's industry brief.
FBN says the tool offers a new future for crop marketing, using networks and data to increase profits and level out what it describes as an uneven playing field for farmers.
The Yield Lab Galway has announced its new, Irish cohort, while Maryland bans routine use of antibiotics in animal agriculture.
The round was led by angel investors and included Brain Robotics Capital, a fund focused on AI, robotics, and IoT.
There are five key barriers to digital agtech adoption, according to a new report from Rabobank.
According to FBN, seed brands relabel seed products and offer them at varying prices.
The fund will work with various national farm organizations and other partners to identify, enable and accelerate companies with high growth potential in the agtech sector.
The two-day event will bring innovative companies together with investors, and industry leaders in the hope of connecting them with the capital, mentorship, and resources they need to grow their businesses.
Asia’s first agritech and foodtech startup up competition will take place in Singapore later this month.
Ceres Imaging captures aerial imagery for agriculture using proprietary sensors that are attached to fixed wing aircraft and then analyzed for farmers.
The Israeli startup raised funding in a round led by Finistere Ventures and Vertex Ventures.
This week former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st Secretary of Agriculture of the US while scientists unravelled the genome of barley.
Plant-based foodtech startup Nutriati has raised $8 million in Series A funding to commercialize ingredients targeting food manufacturers and processors.
4YFN recently unveiled a new €3.6 million ($3.92 million) accelerator program called IMPACT Growth that will offer equity-free funding to agtech startups.
Earth Day provides a prime opportunity to reflect on the state of environmental sustainability in the food and agriculture industry.